GKIDS has announced that it has licensed Studio Ghibli and Goro Miyazaki’s first CG feature Earwig and the Witch, an anime adaptation of Diana Wynne Jones’ novel of the same name. The company will release the film in theaters in North America in early 2021.
Goro Miyazaki is directing the movie as the studio’s first full 3D CG feature, and Hayao Miyazaki is credited for the movie’s planning and development. Studio Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki is producing. French distributor Wild Bunch International is serving as the film’s international sales agent.